By popular demand, it is here! The acne and oil pulling article.
So, first of all.. what the heck is oil pulling?
Well, it’s a popular health practice that has roots in the ancient Ayurvedic medicine system of India.
You swish some oil (usually unrefined sesame or virgin coconut oil) in your mouth for 20 minutes or so and then spit it out and brush your teeth.
What is supposed to happen is that the physical properties of the oil draws out the bacteria in your mouth, and you dispose of it in the sink, resulting in much better oral health (whiter teeth, better breath, lower tooth sensitivity, less plaque etc)… but they also say it can have a profound effect on the wellness of your whole body.
Yes, it’s another one of those things that the internet says will cure anything this side of the moon, including acne. [Read more...]